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  • opinion 4 Aug 2015

    The $7 trillion solar tsunami in our midst

    Never mind government inaction (or worse) on climate change, writes Sindicatum Sustainable Resources group CEO Assaad Razzouk. Solar power costs just keep on falling, and with $7 trillion of investment piling into the sector, the momentum is now unstoppable.

  • opinion 3 Aug 2015

    No agnostics in the climate foxhole

    As financial institutions and others begin to respond to the threat of global warming, those who refuse to recognize the dangers will be left out in the cold, says John Hewson, chair of the Asset Owners Disclosure Project.

  • opinion 31 Jul 2015

    Sustainability reporting in Singapore - the next chapter

    The Singapore Exchange's “comply or explain” sustainability reporting requirement expected by 2017 is not a unique initiative but an important step for Singapore listed companies competing regionally and globally, says CSR Asia's Justin Teo.

Food & Agriculture Asia Pacific

Making Hunger History

We have the expertise, the technology, and the resources to feed every person in every country. Yet there are still more than 840 million people whose lives are wrecked by hunger. This is an unforgivable development failure - and the single greatest obstacle...

27 July 2015
By Noeleen Heyzer
Policy & Finance Europe

Europe's Airpocalypse

European policymakers like to lecture Asia - in particular, China - on air pollution, but they should fix their own problems. Their proposed standards on toxic emissions from coal plants are, surprisingly, even less strict than China’s.

20 July 2015
By Asit Biswas and Julian Kirchherr